Business French

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Business French 2018-05-13T20:43:37-04:00

Preparation courses for Business French

These courses aim to develop your vocabulary related to the professional sector in which you work, study, or are about to enter. ALC Montreal has designed programs guaranteed for success in your apprentice ship by developing a fun, practical, and interactive curriculum.  You can complete the program in between 8 to 24 weeks depending on your previous level with a Professional French Diploma.  Recognized by more than 800 companies, this program will allow you to access your desired job or to evolve within the company you work at!

Above all, these are language courses with a focus on your professional skills. These skills will have been either acquired in advance or are being acquired in your native language and will be adapted to your target language.

  • This program is built based on the linguistic and communicative knowledge necessary to accomplish professional tasks within the field of your choice.
  • These courses teach 4 languages kills and aim to develop yours peaking and writings kills within the professional context that meets your needs.
  • Based on authentic materials related to the chosen professional sector, this course will give you the opportunity to absorb the language necessary to your professional needs quickly.

1 academic hour = 55 minutes.


Language for business

Program :

You will be aware of the realities, the practices, the operating rules of contemporary companies. Step by step they will learn vocabulary and specialized knowledge on different aspects of the business world. To achieve this objective, you must master the linguistic knowledge of A1 to C1 French level according to the targeted final level.

Who is the PFD for Business (Professional French Diploma for Business) for?

To all students or professionals who must interact and communicate in French in a professional context who wish to enhance their CV with a diploma recognised in the professional world, and want to validate their language skills.

What are the requirements to enrol in the preparation program for the PFD for Business ?

  • Be 16 years old at the start date of the program.
  • Have a high school education level
  • Be able to write a text on a computer and use browsing software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world.
  • Have an A1 level of French

In this program you will tack let he following:

  • The company
  • The company and its partners
  • The company and the environment
  • Business and professional communications (oral and written communication)
  • Knowledge of economics in relation to the company
  • Knowledge of the law in relation to the business world
  • A wide range of operational skills

After registering for this program, you will receive the exact details of the course program adapted to your level of French.

Details of the PFD Preparation Course for Business

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15 hours for small group lessons / 10 hours for private lessons + 5 hours of laboratory work)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10-12: 00 + 13: 10-15: 00
  • 240 hours of training (120 hours for small group lessons/ 80 hours for private lessons + 40 hours of laboratory work)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4th week
  • Test practice test at the end of the 6th week
  • An official PFD for Business at the end of the 8th week
  • Levels offered: from A1 to C1 French
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks
  • REF.: DFPAFF30
  • Cost: $ 470 / week + PFD for Business Fee per level: $ 285

Language for Tourism, Hospitality and Restoration

Program :

The program deals with a set of relational, administrative and commercial tasks commonly performed in the field of tourism, hospitality and restauration. You will learn the standard language and the language of the trade according to 4 language skills essential for your line of work. To achieve this,  you will need to master A2 to B1 level French.

Who is the PFD Tourism – Hospitality – Restoration (Professional French Diploma for THR) for?

To all students or professionals who need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context who want to enhance their CV with a diploma recognised in the professional world, and who wish to validate their language skills.

What are the requirements to enrol in the preparation program for the PFD for THR?

  • Be 16 years old at the start date of the program.
  • Have a high school education level
  • Be able to write a texts on a computer and use browsing software.
  • Have a the oretical knowledge of the realities of the professional world
  • Have an A1 level of French

In this program, you will learn tackle the following:

  • Tourism
  • Researching for services from suppliers and agencies
  • Writing letters, emails, faxs, in responding to a given tourism situation
  • Designing and developing short documents about information, loyalties or promotions
  • The hotel industry
  • Explaining the booking conditions; to make modifications or cancel a reservations (individuals or groups)
  • Restorations
  • Taking orders from customers
  • Offering unique or personalised menus (groups, packages, children, diets)

After your registration in this program, you will receive the exact details of the course adapted to your level of French.

Details of the PFD Preparation Course for THR

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15 hours for small groups lessons /10 hours for private lessons + 5 hours of laboratory work)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10-12: 00 + 13: 10-16: 00
  • 240 hours of training (120 hours for small group lessons/ 80 hours for private lessons + 40 hours of laboratory work)
  • A progress test at the end of the 4th week
  • A test practice test at the end of the 6th week
  • An official PFD of TRH at the end of the 8th week
  • Levels offered: A2 to B1
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks/level
  • REF.: DFPTRH30
  • Cost: $ 472 / week + THR DFP Fee per level: $ 285

Langage for International Relations

Program :

In this program you will learn about the realities, the practices, the rules of international relations in organisations. According to your level, step by step you will acquire vocabulary and specialised knowledge on the different aspects of international institutions. To achieve this goal, you will need must master linguistics kills of B1 level French.

Who is the PFD for RI (French Professional Diploma for International Relations) for?

All students or professionals such as diplomats, international civil servants, or journalists, who need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context who wish to enhance their CV by having a recognised degree in the professional world, and who want validate their linguistic skills.

What are the requirements to enrol in this PFD preparation program for International Relations?

  • Be 16 year sold at the start date of the program.
  • Have a hights chool education
  • be able to write texts on a computer and use browsing software.
  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the realities of the world business.
  • Have A2 level of French

In this program, you will tack let he following:

  • Presenting at meetings in international institutions.
  • Organising and interact with missions (logistics of the mission, activities of daily life, professional writing)
  • communicating in an international conference (reports, presentations of a project, participating in debates

After you register to this program, you will receive the exact details of courses adapted to your level of French.

Details of the PFD Preparation Course of International Relations

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15 hours for small groups lessons/10 hours for private lessons + 5 hours of laboratory work)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10-12: 00 + 13: 10-15: 00
  • 240 hours of training (120 hours for small group lessons/ 80 hours for private lessons- + 40 hours of laboratory work)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4th week
  • Test in white at the end of the 6th
  • An official PFD of International Relations at the end of the 8th week
  • Level offered: B1 to C1
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks / level if level A2
  • REF.: DFPRI30
  • Cost: $ 470 / week + IR DFP Fee: $ 285

Language for Secretariat

Program :

This program will focus on a set of relational, administrative and commercial tasks in the secretarial field. It is focused on the standard vocabulary and knowleged of the field based on 4 languages kills essential to this area of specialisation. To achieve its objective, you must master a B1 / B2 level of french.

Who is the PFD for Secretariat Professional French diploma of Secretariat) for?

All students or professionals, such as managers, or any other related work in the organisation and management of a company that must interact and communicate in French in a professional context who wish to enhance their CV by a diploma recognised in the professional world, and who want to validate their linguistics kills.

What are the requirements to enrol in this preparation program of the PFD?

  • Be 16 years old at the start date of the program.
  • Have a high schoole ducation
  • Be able to write texts on computer and use browsing software.
  • Have the oretical knowledge of the realities of the business world
  • Have an A2 level of french

In this program you will learn to tackle the following:

  • Use practical documents
  • Writing an administrative or commercial document
  • Summarize texts: advertising, sales reports, meetings etc.
  • Answer the suppliers, customers and visitors about the company benefits
  • Follow a presentation, or a speech
  • Call contacts for general and official inquiries

After your registration in this program, you will receive the exact details of your courses adapted to your level of French.

Details of the PFD Preparation course for Secretariat

  • 30 hours of intensive training per week (15 hours for mall group lessons /10 hours for private lessons + 5 hours of laboratory work)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240 hours of training (120 hours for small group lessons/80 hours for private lessons + 40 hours of laboratory work)
  • Practice test at the end of the 6th week
  • An official PFD for Secretariat at the end of the 8th week
  • Levels offered: B1 & B2
  • Duration of training: 8 weeks/level
  • REF.: DFPSEC30
  • Cost: $ 470/week + expenses of the PFD per level: $ 285

Language for the medical field

Program :

You will be aware of the practices and the protocols of the medical field. According to your level, step by step you will acquire vocabulary and knowledge of the different aspects of the world of medicine. You must master a B2 level of French.

Who is the PFD for Medicine (Professional French Diploma for Medicine) for?

All medical students, doctors, researchers, nurses and others in the medical field who need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context who wish to enhance their CV by a recognised degree in the professional world and want to validate their linguistic skills. The preparation course vocabulary will be adapted depending if you are a nurse or a doctor.

What are the requirements to enrol in the PFD preparation program for medicine?

  • Be 16 year sold on the start date of the program.
  • Have a high school education
  • Be able to write texts on the computer and use browsing software.
  • Have the oretica lknowledge of the realities of the business world.
  • Have a B1 level on French

In this program you will learn to tack following:

  • Doctor – patient, physician – medical professionals (general practitioners, medical specialists, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory assistants, medical visitors)
  • Healthcare in hospitals or in a medical practice including the main practices: consultations, diagnoses and giving prescriptions,
  • In different branches of medicine: general Medicine, cardiology, Neurology, pulmonology, radiology, dermatology, urology, gynaecology, biology, pharmacology, etc…

After your registration in this program, you will receive the exact details of the course adapted to your level of French.

Details of the PFD preparation course for medicine

  • 30 hours of intensive learning per week (15 hours for small group lessons /10 hours for private lessons + 5 hours of laboratory work)
  • 8 weeks course
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10-12: 00 + 13: 10-15: 00
  • 240 hours of training (120 hours for small group lessons/ 80 for private lessons  + 40 hours of laboratory work)
  • Practice test at the end of the 6th week
  • An official PFD for Medicine at the end of the 8th week
  • Level offered: B2
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks
  • REF.: DFPMED30
  • Cost: $ 470 / week + Medical DFP Fee B2: $ 285

Language for the legal field

Program :

You will be aware of the realities, practices, to the procedures of the legal field. According to your level, and step by step you will acquire vocabulary, knowledge on the different aspects of the legal world. To achieve this goal, you must master linguistic skills of a B2 level of French.

Who is the PFD for Law (Professional French Diploma for law) for?

All students or professionals such as lawyers, consultants, head of legal services in business and others acting in the field of medicine that need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context who wish to enhance their CV by a diploma recognised in the professional world and validate their linguistic skills.

What are the requirements to enrol in this PFD preparation program of Law?

  • Be 16 year sold at the start date of the program.
  • Have a high school education
  • Be able to write texts on the computer and use browsing software.
  • Have a the oretical knowledge of the realities of the business world
  • Have a B1 level of French

In this course wil llearn to tackle the following:

  • Preparation for trials
  • Juris prudential research
  • Points of view on the state of the law

After your registration in this program, you will receive the exact details of the program of courses adapted to your level of French.

Details of the PFD preparation course for Law

  • 30 hours of intensive training per week (15 hours for small group lessons/ 10 hours for private lessons + 5 hours of laboratory work)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00 240 hours of training (120 hours for small group lessons/ 80 hours for private lessons) + 40 hours of laboratory work
  • Progress test at the end of the 4th week
  • Practice test at the end of the 6th week
  • An official PFD for Law at the end of the 8th week
  • Leve loffered: B2
  • Duration of the training per level: 8 weeks
  • REF.: DFPJUR30
  • Cost: $ 470/week + DFP legal B2 fee: $ 285

Language for Science and Technology

Programme :

This program is developed based on the necessary language, and communicative skills needed in a professional setting. You will get vocabulary and knowledge focused on the appropriates cientific or technical field that will provide a solid foundation for a potential career change in this professionals sector. To achieve this, you must master a level B1 of French.

Who is the PFD of S&T (Professional diploma of French of Science and Technology) for?

All students or professionals, such as engineers, construction consultants, managers, responsible for laboratories or in the field of research, and others in the medical sector that need to interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV by a degree recognized in the professional world and validate their linguistics kills.

What are the requirements to enrol in the PFD preparation program for S&T?

  • Be 16 minimum year sold at the start date of the program.
  • Have a high schoole ducation
  • Be able to write texts on computers and use browsing software.
  • Have a the oretical knowledge of the realities of the business world.
  • Have a B1 level of French

In this program you will learn to tackle the following:

  • Use any text of reference relating to the professional environment (instructions, procedures, reports, manuals, etc.)
  • Read copies of any part of a review of popularisation and any document of the speciality (records, studies, reports, manuals, etc.)
  • Write reports on events, situations, information concerning to the professional sector
  • Participate in ongoing conversations on general topics of science or technology
  • Follow a work meeting, understand the points of view of others
  • Briefly express a personal opinion and defend your point

After your registration in this program, you will receive the exact details of the courses adapted to your level and the target language.

Détail du Cours de préparation au DFP Sciences et Techniques

  • 30 hours of intensive training per week (15 hours for small group lessons/ 10 hours for private lessons + 5 hours of laboratory work)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00
  • 240 hours of training (120 hours of small group/ 80 hours for private lessons + 40 hours of laboratory work)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4th week
  • Practice test at the end of the 6th week
  • An official PFD for Science &Technology at the end of the 8th week
  • Levels offered level: B2
  • Duration of training per level: 8 weeks
  • REF.: DFPS&T30
  • Cost: $ 470/week + expenses of the DFP science and Techniques B2 : $ 285

Language for Fashion

Program :

This program is developed based on the necessary language and communicative skills needed for the professional activity. You will get vocabulary and knowledge specific to the fashion industry to provide a solid foundation for a potential career change in this professional sector. To achieve this objective, you must master an A1 level of French.

A qui s’adresse le DFP MOD (Diplôme de Français Professionnel Mode)?

All students or professionals, such as product managers, models, and others in the fashion industry who must interact and communicate in French in a professional context and who wish to enhance their CV by a recognised degree in the professional world and validate their linguistic skills.

What are the requirements to enrol in this PFD preparation program of Fashion?

  • Be 16 years old at the start date of the program.
  • Hav a high school education
  • Be able to write texts on the computer and use a browsing software.
  • Have a the oretical knowledge of the realities of the business world
  • An A1 level of French

In this course you will learn to tackle the following:

  • Induction of the themes of a collection,
  • The presentation of clothing,
  • The indication of trends of a season.

After your registration in this program, you will receive the exact details of the courses adapted to your level and the target language.

Details of the PFD for Fashion preparation course

  • 30 hours of intensive training per week (15 hours for small group lessons/10 hours for private lessons + 5 hours of laboratory work)
  • 8 weeks
  • Monday to Friday
  • 9: 10 to 12: 00 + 13: 10 to 15: 00 240 hours of training (120 hours for small group lessons/ 80 hours for private lessons + 40 hours of laboratory work)
  • Progress test at the end of the 4th week
  • Practice test at the end of the 6th week
  • An official PFD for Fashion at the end of the 8th week
  • Levels offered: A2
  • Length of training per level: 8 weeks
  • REF.: DFPMOD30
  • Cost: $ 470/week + DFP Mode A2 fee: $ 285